The following items are announced for tonight’s WWE Raw television show, which will be held in Nashville, Tennessee at Bridgestone Arena.
-Samoa Joe vs. Roman Reigns for a WWE Universal Title shot at SummerSlam.
-Kurt Angle exposes his own controversy.
-Dean Ambrose opens the show with a promo.
Powell’s POV: The WWE website preview also seemed to hint at a Hardy Boyz vs. The Revival match, which could be a lot of fun. Here’s hoping that WWE has a strong payoff to the Angle drama, as the fan interest in this angle appears to be very strong going into the show. WWE Network is also airing a Kurt Angle interview immediately following Raw and the big reveal. I will add live notes on that interview at the end of my Raw review. Join me for live Raw coverage and commentary at 7CT/8ET.
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